2019 Featured Speakers and Talent

We’re bringing together many of today’s brightest visionaries! This list is expanding so stay tuned for more additions!

Gavin Newsom

Governor, California

Climbing Poetree

Musicians, Artivists, Speakers

Gopi Kallayil

Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing at Google

Nina Simons

Co-founder & Chief Relationship Strategist at Bioneers

Mayor Heidi Harmon

Mayor of San Luis Obispo

Patch Adams

A Clown who Became a Doctor To Bring his Hospital to the World

Sister Dr. Jenna

Spiritual Mentor, Author

Elijah Ray


Trina Wyatt

Founder & CEO of Conscious Good

Mikki Willis

Founder, ELEVATE

Teiahsha Bankhead

Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY)

Christine Marie Mason

Founder of Rosebud Woman

Matthew Fox

Spiritual Theologian

Elaine Whitefeather

Executive Director, A Community for Peace

David Gershon

Co-Founder and CEO of Empowerment Institute

Rabbi Michael Lerner

Author, Editor of Tikkun

Cat Zavis

Executive Director of the Network of Spiritual Progressives

Jonah Sachs

Author, Speaker & Viral Marketing Pioneer

Joan Blades

Co-founder, MoveOn.org, LivingRoomConversation.org

Elisa Parker

Co-Founder & President, See Jane Do

John Wood, Jr.

Director of Media Development, Better Angels

Laura Hansen

Board President and Co-Founder, Chill Sacramento

John Gable

Founder, AllSides

Roberto Vargas

Principal Consultant, New World Associates

Lila Taff

Yoga Teacher

Felipe Zimmer

Author, Spiritual Messenger

Rev. Dr. Joy Johnson

President, SacACT

Jami Sieber

Renowned Electric Cellist, Vocalist & Composer

Andrew Hewitt

Creator of GameChangers 500

Fumi Johns Stewart

Executive Director of May Peace Prevail On Earth International

Dr. Brian Swimme

Director of the Center for the Story of the Universe, Professor at the CIIS in SF

Chris Deckker

Co-founder of OneDome Global

Whitney Davis

Diversity & Inclusion Executive

Philip M. Hellmich

Director of Peace at The Shift Network, Author

Brenda Gustin, Ph.D

writer, speaker, educator, healing facilitator and social innovator

Dr. Erica Anderson

Renowned Clinical Psychologist & Expert in Transgender Healthcare

Devaa Haley Mitchell

Co-Founder of The Shift Network

Stephen Dinan

President & CEO of The Shift Network

Dereca Blackmon

Assistant Vice Provost

Jeffrey Smith

Founder & Executive Director, Institute for Responsible Technology

Paola di Florio

Filmmaker, Founder & President of Counterpoint Films

Peter Rader

Director: Business & Creative Affairs, Counterpoint Films

Jess Magic

Visionary Director

Joel Soloman

Founding Partner, Renewal Funds

Minna Sivola

Sound Healing Practitioner

Dr. Roger Jahnke

CEO, Health Action Synergies


The Visionaries Summit is more than just a conference.

We’re asking you to bring your WHOLE-SELF through our doors — because changing the world will take nothing less.